We are excited to share that NVCP member, Dr. Jelena Kecmanovic, recently wrote an article featured in the Washington Post providing evidence based strategies to promote emotional resilience during the coronavirus crisis. Please see below for a summary and link to the article:
The coronavirus pandemic is leading to a lot of stress, anxiety, frustration, grief and sadness as people are adjusting to their altered lives. Employing science-based strategies that can bolster our emotional resilience can help us cope with this crisis. In this Washington Post article, Dr Kecmanovic covers several of them: 1) Mindfully accepting negative emotions, 2) Creating new structure and establishing healthy routines, 3) Reinventing self-care, and 4) Finding opportunities for connection and purposeful action even in these difficult circumstances.